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David Platt KC
Year of Call: 1987

David Platt KC specialises in occupational disease, personal injury, insurance, health and safety, sports, abuse and inquest work. He also undertakes most forms of common law, environmental work and...

John Cooper KC
Year of Call: 1985

John Cooper KC specialises in the fields of Safety and Environmental Regulatory work. He has appeared as an expert in this area in commercial litigation in the USA and has been involved in many of the...

James Ageros KC
Year of Call: 1990

James Ageros KC practises exclusively in health & safety and environmental law. For many years he has been recognised as one of the most accomplished and versatile barristers in the field. He has...

James Maxwell-Scott KC
Year of Call: 1995

James is a specialist in Criminal Regulatory law and inquests. His practice is a roughly equal mix of representing organisations and individuals facing prosecution for safety based regulatory offences...

Dominic Kay KC
Year of Call: 1997

Dominic Kay KC is a specialist regulatory law practitioner, practising exclusively in Health & Safety, Environmental law and Inquests. In 2020 he was named ‘Health & Safety Silk of the...

Simon Antrobus KC
Year of Call: 1995

Simon has over twenty years of experience as one of the leading barristers in this field of criminal regulatory law. He has represented corporate clients in some of the highest profile health and...

Farrah Mauladad KC
Year of Call: 1999

Farrah Mauladad KC specialises in clinical negligence, personal injury, healthcare regulatory law and product liability matters. She has extensive experience in Court and is often instructed in cases...

Richard Whitehall KC

Richard Whitehall KC
Year of Call: 1998

Richard specialises in complex and high-value personal injury cases. He has a very busy practice, representing Claimants and Defendants. He has been instructed for many years on behalf of all of the...

Catherine Foster
Year of Call: 1986

Catherine practices in the areas of general personal injury, disease litigation, occupational stress, child sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, modern slavery, professional negligence, product...

Peter Morton
Year of Call: 1988

Peter Morton’s practice is 75% industrial disease litigation, almost all of which is for Defendants. The balance of his practice involves higher-value RTA cases, workplace accidents, and...

Malcolm Galloway
Year of Call: 1992

Malcolm Galloway, described by the directories as ‘a great jury advocate, who is very, very personable and extremely sharp’ is an accomplished jury advocate practicing in regulatory law. He is...

Richard Tyrrell
Year of Call: 1993

Richard Tyrrell has considerable experience in the fields of Health & Safety, NHS Governance and Consumer Protection (including Food Safety) and defends Companies and NHS Trusts, their Directors...

Mark Balysz
Year of Call: 1995

Mark Balysz is a specialist regulatory law practitioner, practising exclusively in Health & Safety, Environmental Law, Consumer Safety, Inquests and Inquiries. In 2020 and 2016 he was named...

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Mark Armitage
Year of Call: 1999

Mark Armitage specialises in personal injury, industrial disease and inquest work. His industrial disease practice focuses on asbestos litigation; asthma claims; cancer; COSHH claims; dermatitis;...

Harry Vann
Year of Call: 2003

Harry joined Chambers in 2004 after successful completion of his pupillage.  After initially practising in Personal Injury, he joined the Criminal Regulatory and Environmental team in 2008 and has...

Rosanna Hellebronth
Year of Call: 2004

Rosanna joined Chambers on successful completion of her pupillage in 2005 and specialises in personal injury, clinical negligence, industrial disease and motor insurance fraud. In addition to...

Sandesh Singh
Year of Call: 2004

Sandesh specialises in criminal regulatory and professional disciplinary law. He is known for his thorough preparation, attention to detail and incisive advocacy. He has been described in the Chambers...

Peter Houghton
Year of Call: 2005

Peter is an experienced junior with a thriving practice focussing on group litigation, personal injury claims, industrial disease matters and associated areas of work. He has appeared in several...

Julia Kendrick
Year of Call: 2005

Julia Kendrick specialises in criminal regulatory law, with particular expertise in health and safety, inquests, fire safety, consumer law, environmental law, food safety and road traffic offences....

David Myhill
Year of Call: 2006

David has a specialist practice focussing on disputes in the fields of Product Liability, Insurance, Professional (including Clinical) Negligence and Property Damage. Whilst David is accomplished...

Mike Atkins
Year of Call: 2006

Mike Atkins specialises exclusively in the field of criminal regulatory law, with particular expertise in Health & Safety, Inquests, Fire Safety, Food Safety, Product Safety, Consumer Law, and...

Alice Jarratt
Year of Call: 2007

Alice Jarratt is a highly experienced trial advocate who has conducted countless trials in the Magistrates and Crown Courts and made numerous appearances in the Court of Appeal. She has a reputation...

Nadia Whittaker
Year of Call: 2007

Nadia is an established clinical negligence and personal injury practitioner, ranked by The Legal 500 as Leading Junior, in clinical negligence, at the London Bar.   She acts in catastrophic cases...

Siobhan Lambertsen
Year of Call: 2007

Siobhan Lambertsen practices in the areas of personal injury, industrial disease and clinical negligence. She acts predominantly for Defendants, with a robust advocacy and tough cross-examination...

Helen Pagett
Year of Call: 2008

Helen Pagett specialises in personal injury, industrial disease, clinical negligence and inquests. She regularly appears in the County Court and High Court in both fast-track and multi-track matters,...

Harry Lambert
Year of Call: 2008

Harry Lambert practices in the areas of product liability, clinical negligence, personal injury and property damage. He is recognised as a leading junior in the directories and in recent years has...

Gemma Witherington
Year of Call: 2008

For a number of years, Gemma has been recommended as a leading junior by Legal 500. She specialises in personal injury, clinical negligence, insurance fraud, professional negligence, costs and...

Rory Holmes
Year of Call: 2009

Rory has specialised in PI and associated areas of work over the past 12 years. He is an experienced advocate with a caseload which overlaps a number of Chambers’ specialisms. He is instructed to...

Simon O’Dwyer
Year of Call: 2010

Simon is a specialist personal injury barrister who practises exclusively in multi-track personal injury work acting for both claimants and defendants; undertaking the full spectrum of personal injury...

Lucy Wright
Year of Call: 2011

Lucy specialises in criminal regulatory law with a focus on health and safety, inquests and inquiries. Lucy has a reputation as an impressive trial advocate, adept with legal argument and...

Lara Knight
Year of Call: 2012

Lara specialises in clinical negligence, industrial disease, inquests, personal injury and product liability. In addition to drafting and advisory work she has extensive court experience, regularly...

Jack Murphy
Year of Call: 2013

Jack has developed a specialist criminal regulatory law, personal injury, and inquest law practice. He has extensive court experience. As part of his civil practice, he regularly appears in the...

Katie Sage
Year of Call: 2014

Katie is a Legal 500 Rising Star who specialises in criminal regulatory (health and safety and environment), inquests and inquiries, professional negligence, professional discipline, product...

Katie Ayres
Year of Call: 2014

Katie practices in the areas of local authority liability, abuse law, clinical and professional negligence, insurance, product liability and property damage. She is recognised as a Rising Star in the...

Juliet Stevens
Year of Call: 2016

Juliet Stevens practises in the areas of clinical negligence and inquests, product liability, professional discipline, non-clinical professional negligence, and personal injury, acting for both...

Meredith Daniel
Year of Call: 2017

Meredith has a broad practice across Chambers’ core areas including personal injury, clinical negligence, inquests, property damage, professional negligence and general commercial litigation. She...

Hamish Fraser
Year of Call: 2021

Hamish has developed a broad practice across the span of Chambers’ core areas, including commercial disputes, construction, clinical negligence, criminal regulatory, inquests and inquiries,...

Susanne Tanner KC (Scot)
Year of Call: 2000 (Scot); 2019 (E&W)

Susanne is an experienced Scottish silk with a wide practice encompassing civil and criminal work. She is a highly skilled litigator both at first instance and in appellate matters. She called to the...


Annie Mackley
Year of Call: 2021

Annie accepts instructions across all Chambers’ core areas, with a particular interest in clinical negligence, personal injury, criminal regulatory, inquests and inquiries, professional negligence...

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